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Streaming, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Production

Newtek Provides a Low Cost 3-Camera Production Recipe

In this excellent white paper the folks over at NewTek give you a great foundation for making low cost 3-camera productions. Of course the TriCaster Mini is a key component. Starting at just $5,995 it’s the cornerstone of the production. They also give you some great advice about choosing the right cameras, tripods, lighting and more on a Read More

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By Gary, April 27, 2015
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Video Editing

Adobe Creative Cloud helps blast “Thunderbirds” back to the small screen

OK, I admit it. As a kid Thunderbirds was one of my favorite TV shows. I collected all the rockets. To this day if I’m flipping through the channels and I see my beloved Tracy Brothers in all their super-marionation glory I have to watch. Check out how top studios ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures Read More

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By Gary,
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Streaming, Video Production

Streaming Media Reviews Telestream Wirecast 6

TeleStream Wirescast is a fantastic software solution for  live streaming media productions. It is available for either Windows or Mac. You can run it on  a laptop or desktop. You can use 3rd party hardwre from AJA, Black Magic, Matrox or Epiphan to bring in HDMI or SDI video. Videoguys recommends WireCast as one of Read More

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By Gary,
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News and Sales

Holy PetaBytes Batman! HGST Targets Active Archive Market

So I’m over at the G-Tech booth at NAB in Vegas checking out their latest offerings and I get pulled over by one of their top sale guys. I’ve got to go over and see HGST’s (the parent company of G-Tech)  Active Archive solution.  The HGST guy taking me over to it is telling me they’re Read More

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By Gary, April 24, 2015
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Streaming, Video Production

Matrox Monarch HDX Wins Big at 2015 NAB Show

One of our favorite new produvts from NAB is the Monarch HDX. It’s the big brother of the Monarch HD streaming & recording appliance. The HDX adds dual recording and dual encoding for streaming, something we’ve had many requests for. It’s targeted for broadcast, but will also work great in educational and worship workflows that Read More

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By Gary,
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Video Editing

Adobe’s Shows New Creative Cloud Formation at NAB

Just prior to NAB Adobe announced a ton of new features for CSNext. At NAB many of those new features found in Premeire Pro, After Effects and the rest of the CC Suite were on display to packed crowds on the main stage at the Adobe booth. HDVideoPro by Neil Matsumoto If you haven’t heard, Creative Read More

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By Gary, April 23, 2015
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Streaming, Video Production

NewTek announces TriCaster Advanced Edition Software Upgrades

One of the coolest new announcements at NAB is the TriCaster Advanced Editon software pack for TriCaster. Owners of any pro-series TriCaster 460/860/8000 or the new TriCaster Mini can purchase the software for $1,495 and instantly increase the features, performance, power and workflows of their productions. NewTek We are very excited to introduce TriCaster™ Advanced Edition, Read More

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By Gary, April 22, 2015
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Video Storage

ProMAX’s Platform Portable Workflow Server Wins Big at NAB!

At NAB 2015 the ProMax Platform Portable recieved the ProductionHUB 2015 NAB Award of Excellence and was named a StudioDaily Prima Award Finalist.  Platform Portable lets you turn your exisiting attached hard drvies into shared storage.  It is the perfect solution for migrating your shop from each editor using their own exernal drives like G-Tech, Read More

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By Gary,
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Streaming, Video Production

Teradek VidiU familiy expands at NAB

Teradek now offers a full range of on camera encoders for every need and budget! From the under $500 VidiU Mini up to the latest addition to the family, the Enhanced VidiU Pro! The new VidiU Pro lets you broadcast live with professional reliability for only $999. With added features like Enhanced WiFi capability, built-in Read More

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By Gary,
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Streaming, Video Production

Matrox Monarch HDX Dual Broadcast H.264 Encoder & Recorder

At NAB2015 Matrox unveiled their latest encoding & recording solution, the Matrox Monarch HDX, the big brother to their award winning Monarch HD. The HDX is a Dual-channel H.264 encoding device that provides the quality, versatility and robustness needed for broadcast video streaming and recording applications. Matrox Monarxh HDX was named IABM Game Changer Awards Finalist 2015 Read More

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